Job announcement: Senior Planner - Clark County, Nevada
Clark County , Nevada
DEPARTMENT: REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION OPENING DATE: April 2, 2004
SALARY: $45,791.20 - $70,973.76 CLOSING DATE: April 30, 2004
ABOUT THE POSITION: This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months.
HOW TO QUALIFY:
1. Bachelor�s Degree with major course-work in city, regional, environmental, transportation or urban planning or related field; AND
2. Two (2) years of full-time professional transportation planning experience.
3. Directly related experience in the area of transportation planning that has provided the knowledge and skills required at this level may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of two years.
4. An advanced degree in city, regional, or urban planning or other appropriate area is highly desirable.
Licensing and Certification: Specified positions must possess a valid Nevada Class C Driver�s License at time of appointment.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Attend meetings outside of normal working hours.
Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon the results of a background investigation.
THE SCORING: Your score will be determined by a training and experience rating of the supplemental assessment. You will receive a score of 50 points for meeting the minimum qualification requirements listed on your application. After these requirements are met, you will receive up to an additional 50 points as outlined on the last page of the supplemental assessment.
1. Clark County Application - Follow all the instructions on the application to include any education and experience that would qualify you for this position.
2. Supplemental Assessment - Include all experience in your supplemental assessment related to this position. Include dates of employment and hours worked per week, in addition to the duties of the position.
THE APPLICATION PROCESS: Candidates must submit an employment application and a supplemental assessment. The candidate is responsible for submitting a complete Clark County application. If the application does not demonstrate that minimum employment requirements are met the candidate will not move forward in the scoring process. Additional information will not be accepted after the closing date. Human Resources will screen the application for minimum qualifications. The selection process may consist of a review of the application, a training and experience scoring of the supplemental assessment, and a series of hiring interviews. Applicants may be called to the hiring interview based upon score and/or special skill requirements for the position. Human Resources reserves the right to call only the most qualified applicants to the final hiring interview.
THE POSITION: This position is a journey-level position responsible for development of major portions of the plans of the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC). While the emphasis will be on transit planning, the successful candidate will be expected to be able to work in general transportation planning as needed. Assists with the development, review and modification of the Regional Transportation Plan and the Transportation Implementation Program. Develops short and long-range transit and general transportation plans and Transportation Improvement Program amendments and related items. Interprets
,and explains provisions of RTC policies and procedures, applicable laws and regulations, and other policies and standards for transportation planning. Monitors status of projects from initiation to RTC approval. Conducts research studies and prepares reports and recommendations regarding population trends, transit, general transportation and air quality. May be assigned to coordinate the planning activities for specific project(s). Uses software programs for various technical planning projects and studies. Prepares a variety of written communications, including analytical reports and correspondence; directs the preparation of graphic materials. Directs field surveys and investigations related to planning projects or requests. Makes oral and graphic presentations or prepares materials for presentation to committees and community groups; answers questions and provides information and assistance to the public in person, on the telephone and in writing. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. May provide work direction and instruction to technical or office support staff; may assist in instructing less experienced professional staff. Uses standard office equipment, including a computer, in the course of the work; drives a motor vehicle to attend meetings and inspect property sites.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment, and to drive a motor vehicle in order to attend meetings and inspect development sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.
VETERANS� PREFERENCE: Veterans will receive five (5) preference points in addition to their overall score; disabled veterans will receive ten (10) preference points in addition to their overall score. A copy of a DD-214, documenting an honorable discharge, must be included with application. Additionally, disabled veterans must include a letter from the Veteran�s Administration verifying disabled status. Veteran�s preference may be used only for initial employment with Clark County.
CLARK COUNTY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS
Applications must be received in Human Resources by 5:00 pm on the closing date.
NOTICE TO DISABLED APPLICANTS
Requests for accommodation should be directed to Human Resources.
Dayana Salazar, Interim Chair
Urban and Regional Planning Department
San Jose State University